The instructors at Illinois Grappling Club have three things in common: passion, purpose, and skill.
Our instructors are incredibly passionate about the martial arts and show that enthusiasm in every class and private lesson that they teach. Each instructor also shares a common purpose: to help their students grow through the study of grappling arts.
Just as importantly, our instructors are highly skilled in their respective martial arts possessing over 15 years of combined experience.
Mike Cimmarusti – Owner & Head Instructor
Kunal Patel – Boxing Instructor
Coach Ku has over 20 years of experience within martial arts across a variety of disciplines: Muay Thai, Kenpo Karate, Marine Corps Martial Arts, and Western Boxing.